Wajdi Kharrat is a risk management, privacy, compliance, information governance and security expert within the Information Governance, Privacy & Security practice of FTI Consulting’s Technology segment. Mr. Kharrat is based in Paris and regularly advises corporate clients on initiatives to improve performance, manage risk and meet compliance requirements through the use of Technology. He also assists law firms in responding to their clients’ technical and business issues. He has deep experience in managing complex regulatory and data challenges, including GDPR readiness, remediation programs and data breaches.
Mr. Kharrat more than 17 years, Mr. Kharrat has undertaken numerous assignments covering internal audit and control improvement, project management, regulatory compliance, risk management, fraud risk analytics, anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. His experience also includes data management and analytics, information systems audit and security, business and IT transformation and due diligence across a large range of industries, such as financial services, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and entertainment.
Mr. Kharrat's substantive experience enables him to lead abroad range of data related programs while simultaneously enabling sustained transformation, gaining executive approval and designing pragmatic solutions.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Kharrat held management positions in global audit and advisory firms including Protiviti and Big 4 firms. He has also gained significant corporate experience within the Internal Audit Head Office of an international insurance group.
Mr. Kharrat holds a Master’s in business administration and an Engineer’s degree in statistics. He’s also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).